In this skills training you will take part in understanding shareholder value-based thinking in the context of M&As by performing case work that focuses on valuing and assessing takeovers, synergies, option-like deals, and buyouts.
Other teaching methods: 3 written case studies.
Other examination method: assignments/cases.
Doelstellingen van dit vak
Mergers, takeovers and restructuring have become commonplace phenomena in the new economy and force companies to grow larger. A recent example is the 85 bln USD Dollar takeover of Time Warner by AT&T. The question is whether these takeovers actually create value for the firm.
- Exchange students need to have taken at least one introductory finance course, sufficient first-year finance skills, passing criteria are that all three cases must be completed with a "sufficient" grading.
- An advanced level of English
Articles, parts of books and cases